News

Driver charged after collision causes power outage, Severn Township – Barrie motorway closure

An Ajax driver has been charged after a multi-vehicle collision caused a power outage and highway closure in Severn Township, Ontario, police say.

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) said shortly after 12:30 a.m. Monday officers received a report of a multi-vehicle collision in the lanes of northbound Highway 11 off Goldstein Road.

Police said one vehicle drove into a water pole and another into a guardrail.

Officials said Hydro One was called to the scene to assess the damage and safety concerns.

According to police, road crews were repairing damage to the guardrail and the motorway was closed for a “brief period” while Hydro One restored power and repaired damage.

The story continues below the ad

Police said a 53-year-old driver from Ajax has been charged with unsafe cargo.

“Orillia OPP reminds all members of the Motorists to exercise caution and ensure all cargo on or in their vehicles is securely secured,” read a press release.

© 2022 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

https://globalnews.ca/news/8966193/severn-township-collision-driver-charged/ Driver charged after collision causes power outage, Severn Township – Barrie motorway closure

Hung

Inter Reviewed is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – admin@interreviewed.com. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Related Articles

Back to top button